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C/2018 L2 (ATLAS) live position and data

This page shows Comet C/2018 L2 (ATLAS) location and other relevant astronomical data in real time. The celestial coordinates, magnitude, distances and speed are updated in real time and are computed using high quality data sets provided by the JPL Horizons ephemeris service (see acknowledgements for details). The sky map shown below represents a rectangular portion of the sky 60x40 arcminutes wide. By comparison the diameter of the full Moon is about 30 arcmins, so the full horizontal extent of the map is approximately 2 full Moons wide. Depending on the device you are using, the map can be dragged horizondally or vertically using the mouse or touchscreen. The deep sky image in the background is provided by the Digitized Sky Survey (acknowledgements).

Current close conjunctions

List of bright objects (stars brighter than magnitude 9.0 and galaxies brighter than magmitude 14.0) close to Comet C/2018 L2 (ATLAS) (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 136258.27402h 55m 28s+48° 20’ 27”
StarHIP 132068.169602h 49m 57s+48° 48’ 07”
StarHIP 131247.532802h 48m 50s+49° 11’ 02”
StarHIP 133008.497202h 51m 10s+49° 21’ 00”
StarHIP 135008.707602h 53m 52s+49° 21’ 50”
StarHIP 135126.806402h 54m 00s+47° 09’ 39”
StarHIP 134097.063602h 52m 39s+48° 48’ 59”
StarHIP 135808.513802h 54m 55s+47° 40’ 08”
StarHIP 135218.36302h 54m 07s+48° 13’ 05”
StarHIP 134078.381202h 52m 38s+48° 25’ 12”
StarHIP 137107.800402h 56m 31s+49° 47’ 33”
StarHIP 134778.872402h 53m 34s+49° 48’ 01”
StarHIP 140297.82303h 00m 37s+47° 53’ 06”
StarHIP 132647.865402h 50m 39s+48° 17’ 26”
StarHIP 134626.119802h 53m 21s+48° 34’ 11”
StarHIP 138208.68602h 57m 54s+48° 52’ 43”
StarHIP 131048.042802h 48m 29s+48° 27’ 14”
StarHIP 136356.926802h 55m 33s+47° 18’ 16”
StarHIP 131447.633602h 49m 02s+47° 37’ 32”
StarHIP 136407.136602h 55m 38s+48° 20’ 24”
StarHIP 135928.23902h 55m 08s+48° 15’ 42”
StarHIP 130998.83102h 48m 24s+48° 02’ 38”
StarHIP 137135.899202h 56m 33s+47° 09’ 50”
StarHIP 141188.277203h 02m 04s+48° 26’ 37”
StarHIP 139418.115802h 59m 35s+47° 17’ 14”
StarHIP 132178.054602h 50m 07s+48° 08’ 44”
StarHIP 131648.396602h 49m 17s+49° 18’ 04”
StarHIP 130208.400402h 47m 23s+49° 04’ 26”
StarHIP 131168.923802h 48m 42s+48° 14’ 41”
StarHIP 137417.660802h 56m 55s+48° 42’ 14”
StarHIP 135507.7402h 54m 32s+48° 08’ 42”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Comet C/2018 L2 (ATLAS)

Astronomy databases

This online sky chart is created using the following astronomy databases and services:

  1. The Digitized Sky Survey, a photographic survey of the whole sky created using images from different telescopes, including the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain
  2. The Hipparcos Star Catalogue, containing more than 100.000 bright stars
  3. The PGC 2003 Catalogue, containing information about 1 million galaxies
  4. The GSC 2.3 Catalogue, containing information about more than 2 billion stars and galaxies
Please see the acknowledgements section.

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